Small Fine Art & Astronomy Photography Mounted Images by Ben Bush Photography
Ben is an award winning, published professional photographer based in the Northern Lake District, UK. Recently the winner of the Astro Photographer of the Year 2019 People & Space category, Ben’s work was shown across the world being featured in Forbes, the BBC, ITV News at 10, The Guardian, Times, Independent and many more. Even the European Southern Observatory in Chile gave him and the other entries a mention. All a source of great pride to Ben.
Print size - 45x30cms (mounted 55x40cms) gallery quality mounted print using a light ivory mount and thick backing board. Printed using the finest Fotospeed paper
A Billion Stars Over the Gap - This is probably one of the most famous and well photographed trees in the UK. It lies close to the town of Haltwhistle and grows from the base of Hadrian’s Wall. The wall snakes its way from West to East and was built by the Romans. Here you can see our sister Galaxy Andromeda in the sky to the left of the tree. Andromeda lies 2.537 million light years away and is our closest galactic neighbour. In 3.4 billion years our two galaxies will merge to form yet another type of galaxy. Andromeda contains around a trillion stars where our own Milky Way contains around 250 billion.
3576 Seconds - The tree on the hill over 3576 seconds of time. Polaris 433.8 light years away, an Iridium Flare from a satellite in low Earth Orbit & a tree near Bassenthwaite.
Blea Lights - A night spent playing and experimenting with photography in the Lake District. Here I left my camera sitting on a tripod in the tarn taking photos as I ran back to the van and drove and down the road to create the light trails.
Borrowdale Glow - Derwent Water one misty night in the Lake District. The old jetty looking across Borrowdale to Catbell’s and St Herbert’s Island. The lights from Keswick giving colour and light to the mists. A stunning night in Borrowdale
Castlerigg Core - The Galactic Core of our Milky Way Galaxy over Castlerigg Stone Circle. In the heart of the gas clouds lies a supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A* that lies 26,000 light years away from the 3-5 thousand year old stone circle near Keswick
Derwent Spin - A view I love and revisit often as I live close to here. This is Skiddaw and Derwent Water with the light pollution from Keswick lighting up the landscape and the light from a billion stars lighting the sky. A stacked photo showing around 45 minutes of the Earths rotation
Orion & Sirius over Buttermere - The Dog star, Sirius and Orion high above beautiful Buttermere and the beautiful mountains of Fleetwith Pike & Haystacks
Fleetwith Pike, Orion & that Tree - The constellation of Orion above that famous tree on the shore of beautiful Buttermere. In the distance Honister, Fleetwith Pike and Wainwright’s favourite, Haystacks
Read about the artist/maker, here.
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